|Politicization of the background of Nizami Ganjavi: Attempted de-Iranization of a historical Iranian - Ali Doostzadeh|
The goal of this article is to examine the ethnic roots and cultural association of Nezami Ganjavi, one of the greatest Persian poets. It is of course well known that Nezami is a universal figure, but there are two reasons to examine his ethnic and cultural associations. The first reason is that it helps us understand his work better. We provide exposition of rare sources (such as Nozhat al-Majales) which are crucial for the study of the 12th century region of Arran and Sherwan...
Keywords: Nezami Ganjavi; Ganja; Nizami Ganjavi; Persian literature; Nezami Ganjei; Khusraw and Shirin; Leyli and Majnun; Haft Paykar; Iran; Iranian civilization; USSR; Stalin; pan-Turkism; Persia; Farsi; Panj Ganj; Makhzan al-Asrar; Bahram Gur; Alexander the Great; Farsi literature; Iranian history
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|ON THE MODERN POLITICIZATION OF THE PERSIAN POET NEZAMI GANJAVI - Siavash Lornejad, Ali Doostzadeh|
Siavash Lornejad, Ali Doostzadeh "On the Modern Politicization of the Persian Poet Nezami Ganjavi", Edited by Victoria Arakelova, YEREVAN SERIES FOR ORIENTAL STUDIES (Editor of the Series Garnik Asatrian), Caucasian Centre for Iranian Studies, Yerevan, 2012. The monograph examines several anachronisms, misinterpretations and outright distortions related to the great Persian poet Nezami Ganjavi, that have been introduced since the USSR campaign for Nezami's 800th anniversary in the 1930s and 1940...
Keywords: Nizami; Nizami Ganjavi; Nezami Ganjavi; Nizami Ganjei; Persian literature; Nozhat al-Majales; Safina-ye Tabriz; Dastgerdi; Kirakos Ganjakets'i; Khusraw and Shirin; Makhzan al-Asrar; Layli and Majnun; Haft Peykar; Leyli and Majnun; Iran; Iranian Civilization; USSR; pan-Turkism; Aliev; Republic of Azerbaijan; Arran; Sharvan; Shirvan; Persia; Iran; Azerbaijan; Armenia; Qatran Tabrizi; Homam Tabrizi; Bahram Gur; Alexandar the Great; Khamsa; Iranian history; Talysh; Kurd; Shirin; Mahin Banu; Khusraw Parviz; Barbad; Nakisa; Khaqani; Mahasti; Tati; Azeri; Eldiguzid; Talyshi; Azari; Dehqan; Eskandar-nama; Esfandyar; Asadi Tusi; Peter Chelkowski; Iran and Caucasus; Caucasus; Sassanids; Parthians; Achaemenid; Atropatene; Medes; Caucasian Albanians; Armenians; Turks; Georgians; Saljuqs; Ghaznavids; Shaddadids; Rawwadids; Sajids; Salarids; Scythians; Turanians; Shahnama; Simorgh; Islam; Zoroastrianism; Tabriz; Herat; Baylaqan; Jami; Kurdish; Persianate; Persian; Tahirids; Samanids; Siavash Lornejad; Ali Doostzadeh; Darband; Barda'; Partaw; Dvin; Ibn Hawqal; Kirakos Gandzaketsi; Al Masudi; Al Istakhari; Al Muqqadessi; Kalila o Demna; Persian Musical Modes; Arash; Fereydun; Jamshid; Nushaba; Alans; Said Nafisi; Vladimir Minorsky; Iqbal Nama; Sharaf Nama; Iqbal Nama; Bahram Nama; Scythians; Iranian Plant names; Ibn Khudadbih; De Blois; De Planhol; Richard Frye; Ahmad Tafazzoli; Mohammad Amin Riahi; Abbas Zaryab Khoi; Clifford Edmond Bosworth